Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?

hypothalamus
adrenal glands
thymus
pineal gland
The pineal gland is a small en­docrine gland in the ver­te­brate brain. It produces mela­ton­in, a sero­tonin derived hormone, which affects the mod­u­la­tion of sleep pat­tern­s. Mela­tonin is sold over-the-­counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.

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hypothalamus
adrenal glands
thymus
pineal gland
answers
flagthe Netherlands
25%
0%
0%
75%
20
flagSpain
27%
0%
0%
72%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
28%
2%
2%
65%
38
flagGermany
18%
6%
7%
64%
105
flagSweden
18%
9%
9%
63%
11
flagFrance
22%
14%
0%
62%
27
flagPoland
22%
7%
7%
61%
7581
flagCanada
23%
11%
7%
57%
26
flagNorway
26%
0%
20%
53%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
10%
11%
52%
177
flagIndia
24%
15%
7%
50%
104
flagthe United Arab Emirates
45%
9%
0%
45%
11
flagthe Philippines
30%
13%
13%
43%
23
flagthe United States
29%
11%
15%
41%
326
flagPakistan
43%
18%
0%
37%
16
flagAustralia
30%
10%
30%
30%
10
flagMalaysia
40%
20%
0%
30%
10

Gender

men49%
women53%
hypothalamus
27%
26%
adrenal glands
11%
9%
thymus
10%
10%
pineal gland
49%
53%

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